Upcoming Events


Orientation for Incoming High School Students: April 14

The DRC orientation is equivalent to the mandatory Cañada College orientation.  

To register for the 9:30am session on April 14th, please click on this LINK  (https://smccd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_J8mZZ0UERiCrb-2YZd7iqA)
To register for the 5pm session on April 14th, please click on this LINK: (https://smccd.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QVFnmngDSz6gaMkgK9XXoQ)

Here is the ppt if you'd like to experience it again:

Orientation PPT


Wellness Fair: April 12th through April 15th 


  • Professor Julie Carey
  • Professor Patty Hall
  • Professor Tania Tam
  • Professor Bridget Love
  • Professor Kiren Malavade 
  • Professor John D. Perez
  • Professor Natalie Alizaga
  • Professor Susan White  


Monday, April 12, 2021

12pm: Active Minds' students strategies for maintaining Emotional well-being:


1pm: Stress Reduction and the Practice of Mindfulness


2pm: Eating Disorders


Tuesday, April 13, 2021

12pm: Birth Control


1pm: Services Provided by DRCSA to Support Disabled Students at Canada College


2pm: Tech Wellness


 Wednesday, April 14, 2021

1pm: Dimension of Wellness Plus Healthy Habits


2pm: COVID, Vaccine Updates, Masking


Thursday, April 15, 2021

12pm: Nutrition


1pm: Let's talk about Anxiety


2pm: Financial Coaching, Legal Help, and Food & Housing Resources for Students


DRCSA Events Spring 2021


April 13th - 1pm: Services provided by DRCSA to Support Disabled Students at Canada College (for Wellness Fair)

April 14th - 9am and 5pm: DRC orientation for incoming high school students:

April 15th - 4pm: DRCSA presents "What is an Accommodation?"

April 22 -5pm:  Wellness for CWA Students

May 6th - 4pm: Transfer to Private Universities 

  • https://smccd.zoom.us/j/82082115000?pwd=aUdXNVdZVzhxZy9jR2JIeDQ4WXh1QT09

May 14th (time TBA):  DRCSA presents Mental Health during COVID 19 for students with disabilities

  • link to be announced

April 22nd, 2021; 1pm to 2:30pm: 

Zoom link:


Meeting ID: 829 3974 4243

Passcode: 216396


Title:  Faculty and Staff Support for Disability Laws and Non-Discrimination: Guidance for Professional Practices.

Description:  DRCSA (Disability Resource Center Student Ambassador) Initiative will host this workshop that will review the importance of following disability laws and the principle of non-discrimination toward students with disabilities on our campus.  Cañada students will also be sharing their expertise and advice with faculty, so that faculty can use this information to guide their professional practices in their classrooms.


  1. Introductions
  2. DRCSA Information
  3. Definition of Accessibility
  4. What makes accommodations reasonable
  5. When accommodations are not reasonable
  6. Review of disability laws 
  7. Students talk about their personal experiences regarding accommodations:
    • Talking to students about their accommodations
    • Importance of privacy 
    • Importance of Universal Design
  8. Open discussion